The City of Santa Clarita is holding lifeguard tryouts and interviews on February 4, 9:00-11:00 a.m., February 25, 9:00-11:00 a.m., and March 11, 9:00-11:00 a.m. at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center, located at 20850 Centre Pointe Parkway.
Interested applicants must be 16 years old by June 1, 2017 to apply and must provide identification with proof of age on the day of the tryout. If applicant is under the age of 18, a parent/guardian must be present on the day of the tryout.
The tryout portion will consist of a 400 yard swim in less than 7 minutes, 30 seconds. Applicants will also be required to tread water with a 10-pound brick for one minute. If applicant passes the tryout portion, an interview will be held on the same day. Time will be provided between the swim tryout and the interview for applicants to shower and change.
All applications must be completed online prior to 11:00 a.m. on March 11, 2017. Computers are available for day of applications at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center. No late applications will be accepted past the due date.
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